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FOX News
Aug 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
>> hello, everybody. >> welcome, everybody. >> welcome to sunday and hurricane irene steve yeah. it is a big, big day with a big, big storm. 500 miles across and believe it or not, they say that this particular storm is impacting one in five americans. 65 million people impacted by hurricane irene. >> dave: it's a big day. be with you four hours and shep takes back over. very latest. the center of the storm is pounding maryland all the way up the jersey shore. new york city. this is ocean city maryland. it is still a category 1 storm. this thing is bringing it. >> juliet: while you were sleeping irene slammed north carolina, delaware, maryland and virginia. already nine people confirmed dead. including two children. this is why we say this is not something to laugh at. category 1 doesn't mean that some, you know, fliewfy storm. most of those far tattles is from falling tree limbs. which is why everybody is saying stay put. >> 11-year-old boy in virginia was killed by a falling tree limb in his apartment. meanwhile, more than 2 million houses at this hour left without power. irene's
FOX News
Aug 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
, josh's father, steve powell, says that he had an intimate relationship with susan as well. susan's family says these are all lies. today, some of the 30 u.s. service members killed earlier this month when their chopper was shot down in afghanistan will be laid to rest. many of the dead were navy seals, part of that same unit that hunted down and killed usama bin laden. this afternoon's service will be held at arlington national cemetery. the names of those being memorialized and buried not yet, released for safety reasons, of course. an update on hawkeye, the dog who laid by his master's casket for the duration of the funeral. you can see this. hawkeye belonged to navy seal john hummelson, one of those troops killed in afghanistan and there is word this morning hawkeye now has a new home. one of petty officer's tummelson's friends is taking him in. you probably saw that video before our show if you were watching bill o'reilly. >> we had that yesterday morning. that was quite a story. >> let's talk politics now. the place, new hampshire. it happened actually on wednesday. the topic,
FOX News
Aug 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
to talk about what steve was saying there. in the first day after they solved the debt ceiling crisis, they spent -- the u.s. government spent $239 billion. that's 60% of what they're supposed to spend in a week. which is $400 billion. is that scary? the u.s. government is spending $400 billion a week and in the first day, they spent 630%. if you think this debt ceiling debate is going away, it ain't. because that's how much dough they're spending in one day and yet, they're going to talk and get together to cut $1.5 trillion which would kind of be a drop in the bucket. >> before he was elected president of the united states, he was a law professor, does he have the experience to run the bigst economy in the world? fast forward now. here we are. he's the president, we're in economic trouble. eric cantor told "the wall street journal", the president is in over his head. >> when you ask what kind of negotiator he is, to me, it is -- it is not someone who has a grounding in what business is about in this country. i don't think he's ever run a business. i don't think he's ever real
FOX News
Aug 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
? >> steve, we just went down into the hotel lobby, the reporters are basically in the hotel where we've been for months trying to cover this conflict under heavy scrutiny and basically run into six armed men who say police officers are protecting the hotel but basically say we cannot leave. we're still waiting to go and do our jobs, get out on the streets and report these events. they are saying to us you can't leave and they're citing the fact that there's too many snipers in this area. i'll caution the figure of 95% of the army, 20% in pro government and pro qaddafi hands still including that compound you spoke of which is no more than, you know, a kilometer, half a kilometer behind the hotel where, you know, there's still some holdouts putting up stiff resistance there so right now, we're caught between the lines but we're hoping, you know, that some short time, we can actually get out and start looking and speaking to the people and find out what's going on here. >> how did this go from a stalemate with no end in sight to the collapse of tripoli with very little bloodshed? what happ
FOX News
Aug 31, 2011 6:00am EDT
home to a lot of devastation, unfortunately. >> steve, will you lend gretchen your plane next time? >> i'll lend her my lack of electricity. now day five no electricity in our house. >> me, too. >> i got it back last night. you are welcome to a sleepover. i have a blow up mattress. >> i have the one flashlight i've been using it for five days, shaved with it this morning. >> we have so many trees down, i have no idea when power will be restored. stay tuned for next week. headlines for this wednesday, the latest on the aftermath from hurricane irene. u.s. blackhawk helicopters delivering much needed supplies to people in vermont this morning. more than a dozen towns left stranded because roads and bridges are washed out. the situation just as dire in new jersey. towns near the passaic river being evacuated as floodwaters continue to rise. some people being rescued by boat from their homes. >> i know people in the communities that i visited say wayne and fairfield have dealt with something like this before. but this is the worst that any of them have seen. i saw just extraordinary de
FOX News
Aug 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
ahead of time. >> that's a novel idea, steve. i'll try to give you a sense of what's gonna happen today first before we get to the details that we have. the house will meet this morning at 10:00 and they meet again at 12:00 noon for legislative business and they'll have to dispense with several suspension bills before they get to the deal that was worked out of last night. so we expect debate in both houses as early as this afternoon or this evening. as far as the bipartisan agreement that was worked out last night, there's likely to be a lot of dissension within the far right and far left in both houses. let's get to a graphic that has details on the deal that was worked out last night. the debt ceiling is going to be raised $2.1 trillion through the year 2012 under the deal worked out last night. it will cut a trillion dollars right now with a commensurate $800 billion increase in the debt ceiling right now. and then later, a special committee of congress composed of three republican house members, three democratic house members, three republican senators, three democratic senators wi
FOX News
Aug 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
anxiety. i'll sigh that as at least a minimum, steve. >> absolutely. nikkei index finished down something like 2%. right now, i was looking at the european stock market and, you know, it's pretty much down one, two, almost 3%. and the dow right now is down, what, 238 points right now as we speak. so it's really moving lower. >> that's not good for us. for more reaction, let's go to fox news reporter jennifer davis joining us live from our d.c. bureau. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. all eyes on the global markets today to see how they react to news of this s&p downgrade. u.s. stock futures have tumbled. asian markets down. what's going to happen on wall street? that's the million dollar question today. the news from s&p came after those markets had closed on friday. downgrade going from triple a status down one notch to double a plus. s&p says this is a reflection not only of the political gridlock in washington and fact that the ratings agency doubts whether or not lawmakers can come together to work this problem out but also about the fact that they say that debt ceiling dea
FOX News
Aug 9, 2011 6:00am EDT
this exact same thing play out monday night, steve, i'm sorry, sunday night, monday morning. we were sitting here and talking on the couch. the asian markets were very weak sunday night. last night, we were doing the show on the fox business network. i was sitting there watching, hosting the show. we went down from down 100 futures again but indicating a lower opening to down 200, to down 300. to down 350. we put the asian markets to bed. we woke up this morning in europe, again, floated the boat a little bit like it had yesterday. problem is when the u.s. markets open up, that's when the selling came back and it really -- the markets started to tank once again but right now, we're sitting up a little bit. up a little bit. but it's a great improvement from late last night. >> do you agree with the fact that it was oversold yesterday so we might see a bounce today? >> no, gretchen, because these are big things. this is the first time ever u.s. downgrade of american debt. this is a -- this isn't an overbought, oversold or just money is moving in and out of markets. this is a true econo
FOX News
Aug 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
go over to steve and peter for another segment. >> thanks so much, gretch. he's very clear they're not going to tolerate anything over there. a turbulent stock market and a struggling economy has many americans and even the mainstream media, the mainstream media now questioning president obama. >> if i don't have this done in three years, then there's going to be a one term proposition. >> there you are, mr. axelrod, that was the president at the start. we're getting right up to that three year point. is this going to be a one term presidency? >> i think the question is what this election -- first of all, let's -- let's certify that we have -- we're in a different place than we were the day he did that interview. >> we are. things are worse. >> things are worse. he's right. is the mainstream media now souring on the president? joining us now is l.a. times columnist andrew malcolm. good morning. >> good morning, how are you today? >> fine, how would you answer that question? is the mainstream media now souring on the president? in the wake of what's gone on? >> i think -- i think so
FOX News
Aug 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. tonight, correspondent steve brown looks at what has changed for president since then. and what has not. >> iowa launched barack obama. he won the democratic caucuse caucuses, breezed to take the state in the general election. >> obama for america. >> looking ahead to 2012. >> at the end of the day, the field organization wins these things. it always is. it always has been. it always will be. >> the ace up the president's sleeve in iowa is organization. the huge crowds of three years ago were the result of a large and deep operation, much of which still exist. plus. >> we still got the 35,000 vote edge over the republicans. >> but that's down substantially from the 110,000 register voter edge democrats had in 2008. >> that is putting a chill down the side of david axelrod and the gang in chicago. iowa is competitive territory. >> on the marquee campaign issue of jobs, iowa unemployment is 6%, lower than the national average of 9.1%. the state lost over 21,000 manufacturerring job since the 2008 election. that economic unease was a factor in the 2010 gubernatorial race. >> i defeated inc
FOX News
Aug 13, 2011 4:00am EDT
was interesting. okay. i have a crowd here. let's bring in our panel. steve hayes . karen. national political correspondant for the washington post and jeff with the new york times. they are all up the road in ames and we are here in the iowitate fair. teave, first to you. thoughts about the debate and how it affects the brand picture and this race? >> i thought it was a good debate and lots of interesting exchanges and revealed what the candidate hope to do with the debate going into the straw poll. tim pawlenty takog michelle bachmann and she returned fire. rick sanatorium expressing himself . newt gingrich to arise from the slumber that he's been in . i think you have a bunch of candidates doing a lott of things and giving an energiic push going into the traw poll. what you didn't have is much much a vision. there was not a big moment for any of the candidates where voters sitting at home would say yes, that is my guy or woman. this is why i am a conservative or a republican. nothing that expressed a broader vision of republican governorinance in the way republicans are hungaring
FOX News
Aug 25, 2011 3:00pm EDT
-- resignation. what is next for apple and steve jobs. but, first from fox at 3:00, a category three storm moving to the east coast of the united states and the forecasters warn it could be very destructive. the director of the national hurricane center says look at this chart. most of the eastern seaboard will be in the storm's path. do not worry too much where the eye comes ashore because everybody along the coast is going to get it. this storm is very big and very wet on both sides from north carolina and up to new england and not just the coastal areas, inland people, pay attention, the navy ordering dozens of ships stationed in virginia to head to sea. officials say possible destructive winds make it too risky to be in port. the storm is expected to hit north carolina first, and the governor declaring a state of emergency near the coast. today, she asked the president to declare a federal emergency. >> irene is a big storm. packing a huge wind. perhaps 115 to 120 miles per hour. we know there will be strong surges regardless of how close she comes to our coast. >>shepard: 100,000 memb
FOX News
Aug 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
with these voters isn't on my ballot, but he is on the radio. steve brown says he has a knack for heating things up. >> all right. finish the sentence for me 'cause we have heard this a million times. it's not ron paul i don't like. it's ron paul's supporters. >> supporters. >> the des moines register calls him a conservative blow torch. >> the problem pawlenty has is he didn't stand up to the high school quarterback and now he's picking on the captain of the cheerleading squad. >> now he's back on the radio air waves and that's bad news for the republican presidential field. >> what i want to do this time is traumatize pretty much all of them. >> he's part of a new iowa breed of republican activists. >> there is a new crop of evangelical conservatives who are unbending, uncompromising, and are tired of being told one thing when another thing happens and he is the mouthpiece of that movement. >> tim has seen when that mouthpiece can do. he worked for mitt romney's 08 iowa campaign and dace detests romney. >> with mitt romney, he has no record on any issue, from the bush tax cuts t
FOX News
Aug 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
rarely the fed does. project that far in the future. let's bring in the panel about this. steve hayes, senior writer for "weekly standard." juan williams, columnist with the hill. and syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. what about this action, charles? >> i thought the late-day rally that we saw probably started around 3:00, when the president would not address the country, cheering and thrown in the air. general international exuberance. that is an attempt at satire. trying to get a chuckle. >> bret: i figured i'd let you go. >> you have to explain yourself, it's -- >> bret: the crickets were chirping. okay. >> i guess i wasn't cut out for that. the real story is what happened around 2:00. the man who really runs america, chairman of the federal reserve said for two years, keep interest rates low. normally, the chairman will say words like indefinitely, or for a while. they'll use the obscure words. but he was extremely specific. this is a contrast from the predecessor. he spoke in language that was so opaque and obscure you think you were listening to distinct himalayandy lech
FOX News
Aug 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, podium not required. thanks. bring in panel. steve hayes for stand stand. karen tomolty, "washington post." sindcated columnist charles krauthammer. charles? >> i am with the press secretary and the speaker. remember obama had said he had a plan, well originally he had a plan it was called the budget in february. it was laughed out of the senate, pause it was spending spree in the middle of the debt crisis. so he did a redo with the speech april 19, which was announced. and touted as a plan. well, when the plan was put to the director of the c.b.o., in congress, he was asked what that obama plan number two would do with the budget. the deficit. he answered there was no way of telling. he said we don't estimate speeches. meaning a speech is something. it's hot air. it's not real. the question is this another speech in the tradition of the april 13 speech or a plan? if is it a plan, put it on paper and show us the numbers. that has been the problem with the president. he has had all the leaks and he says i'm prepared to take hard choices. i am willing to discuss entitlements. discuss a
FOX News
Aug 29, 2011 3:00pm EDT
using as a barracks. and now, streaming live tonight from tripoli. steve is sirte the last stand for the qaddafi forces? >>steve: well, shepard, it looks like unless there is another stand, this could be the final major battle in the six month conflict. there are up to thousands of qaddafi loyalists in sirte and concern that in his arsenal there could be a number of scud milaners so right now the rebels are 20 miles outside of sit in three directions. they are approaching but they want help from nato that helped them take tripoli, they want nato to bomb the bunkers and bomb out the missile launchers paving the way to take the stronghold much as possible, and it could be two or three days away. >>shepard: is the fighting over tripoli? >>steve: the sounds of weapons are still present in tripoli. you have an excited and young inexperienced force firing into the air each night but the real battles have been melting away. this city is under control of the rebels for new but it is a challenge to be in control. we have not seen widespread looting but they have their work cut out, just to pi
FOX News
Aug 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
everything is causing fear in the markets. for more, we're joined by steve moore of the "wall street journal," joining us by phone. steve, there's been a lot said about the health of banks, particularly in europe, -- in europe, and that is involved with what's happening in the markets now. what can you tell us about that? >> i'm getting motion sickness with this stock market over the last week! i was one of those people that has talked about last week that bought on a dip so i'm not feeling so good about things today, but you know, i think one of the major triggers for the selloff today was the european banks, this crisis of debt in europe is not subsiding, there's a real concern now that germany may have to come in and essentially bail out the european central bank. so there is real panic with respect to the banks in europe, and what's happening, jenna, if you look at the market today, what's really getting creamed is american banks, as this kind of contagion and virus seems to be spreading to these shores. jenna: and so what is the takeaway for us, steve? because you look back in 2
FOX News
Aug 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
resistance from his supporters. the rebels now claim they have actually entered gadhafi's home. steve harrigan is streaming to us lye from the very -- live from the very dangerous city of tripoli right now. steve? >> reporter: jon, we're in downtown tripoli, and i can tell you there's a tremendous amount of gunfire, small arms fire going on street to street. some of that gunfire appears to be celeb rah story, but some appears to be gun battles. much of the fighting today has focused on or around colonel gadhafi's compound be. there's small arms fire right there, and that's not celebration. we've seen that compound get hit multiple times and great plumes of smoke rising from that level. we've seen rebels driving in from the southern mountains, they want to defeat him. reuters is reporting that celebratory gunfire is coming out from around gadhafi's compound, but no sign or proof that gadhafi has been taken or killed in the fighting. pentagon officials say it is still an extremely dangerous situation while the rebels do control most of the city. i can tell you that while drive anything
FOX News
Aug 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
hampshire. what about all of this? bring in the panel. steve hayes, for "weekly standard." jeff zelney, political correspondent for "new york times." syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles, perspective and analysis here. >> well, the critics are right. it is late. but we sell-that criticism over and over in the last half year now over the delay. the administration deserves credit for what it did. "a," calling for the resignation. "b," coordinating it well with britain, and germany. the other leaders at the same time. "c" the sanctions. the embargo on sales of oil. that would be important if it was europe yap embargo as well. so having a european boycott would be important. last isolating it and condemning it. even,000 though it has my mall effect. worth doing over and over again. syria analysislated and always has been. since it aligned its with the non-arab iran years ago. this accentuates that. isolation in the ray rab world means something. lastly, we still have the ambassador on the ground. we sent him with the french ambassador a few weeks ago to help demonstrators. if
FOX News
Aug 17, 2011 4:00am EDT
. it seems that the republican field may not be full. steve hayes is here to tell us about a popular congressman who may consider a run. good evening. >> congressman paul ryan is considering getting in the race. >> he is. i talked to several people in the past three or four days who said that paul ryan is taking time, meeting with the strategists in the past couple of months, looking at the possibility of a late entry in the presidential race by gaming it out. talking to people who are important to run on strategy and personal side. trying to gauge interest in going forward. >> bret: this is real. we have heard this before. >> my editor bill kristol fantasizeed about this for months. this is real. i talk to people in contact with him. i looked at this vigorously at the end of june and i was waved off at the end when i had come up with quite a bit of what he had done in prep race of a race. talking to strategist and the reg tration -- registration. >> bret: he asked not to be on the super committee. set up in the debt ceiling deal. he has given foreign policy speeches in recent months
FOX News
Aug 12, 2011 9:00pm EDT
steve king. we've had corn dogs, twinkies, fried butter, having a good time? [ cheering and applause ] >> sean: join us, hannity starts right now. tonight the road to 2012 has brought us to the iowa state fair grounds in beautiful des moines, iowa. [ cheering ] >> sean: thousands to kickoff this special show. she is on the latest leg of her one nation bus tour. once again turning heads with a visit to this very key state. joining us now, sarah palin. [ cheering and applause ] >> sean: i could save the best question for last. but we have a straw poll tomorrow. you are here at the fairgrounds. i think a lot of people might want an answer to this one question. are you considering a run for the presidency of the united states? >> i am still considering a run, sean. [ cheering and applause ] >> i think the good folks near iowa, you can ask be in here and i think they would tell you, it is time this country is put back on the right track. [ inaudible ] >> they are ready for positive change from washington, d.c.. >> sean: obama said in february of '09 when he got into office, that he would
FOX News
Aug 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
, the minnesota congress woman yesterday winning the straw poll. steve brown is in ames, iowa with more on this, steve. >> yes, good morning, juliet, clayton and mike. over 16,000 folks came here, a pretty good turnout for the straw poll and there she is, michele bachmann on top of the his. how close ron paul got with far less buzz and far less participation here in iowa, directly himself. but, michele bachmann is the story, quite clearly coming out of the straw poll. she's the winner and not been in the campaign the longest and gotten it done through a lot of help here on the ground from iowans and last night after her victory, she wanted to thank her supporters. >> we love you. >> thank you, everyone. we love you, god bless you. god bless america. now it's on to all 50 states, god bless you everyone. >> now, if you're looking for a second tri story perhaps it belongs to rick santorum, a guy in the low single digit polls here in iowa and nationally and popped up to fourth, a really impressive showing given he has a little campaign money, but instead of money he invested the other
FOX News
Aug 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
"special report." matt strann, chairman of the iowa republican party and steve hayes from the weekly standard. let me take you behind the scenes a little bit. we had to pretape the interview with michele bachmann about an hour ago and while it was running we found out some big news in this campaign and that is that tim pawlenty, the former governor of minnesota a guy who was a serious contender when the race started has decided to drop out of the campaign. he spent more than 4 45 days in iowa. more than 100 campaign appearances. finished a weak third in the iowa straw poll and within 12 hours he is out. bret, surprised? >> no, they put a lot of their eggs in the ames straw poll basket and this morning i'm told he said that because of ames there was not enough fuel in the car to keep going down the road. i saw governor pawlenty at the hotel this morning huddled with his advisors. it was a not a happy moment for them. i didn't want to go up and interrupt and ask questions. but i think they came to the conclusion that they couldn't go back to their donors and say this is a reality. afte
FOX News
Aug 13, 2011 8:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Aug 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
dream come true. a 100 percent. >> steve: where did those three hours go? we'll do it again tonight. dirk morris will join us, senator hatch and peter. on a monday morning there as you a lot of movement over the weekend. there is a debt deal on the table, but it's barely on the table. the house and congress set for the big vote before the deadline. alisyn: great to watch you yesterday. i'm alisyn camerota in for martha maccallum. president obama says it is not perfect but he will take it. >> is this the deal i would have preferred? no. i believe we could have made the tough choilsd required on entitlement reform and tax reform right now rather than through a special congressional committee process. but this compromise does make a serious down payment on the deficit reduction we need and gives each party a strong incentive to get a senate plan before the end of the year. bill: you will have a fight from the pea tarty especially in the house. republican senator ron johnson telling gretta this debate should never have reached this point. >> we don't want to be like the healthca
FOX News
Aug 26, 2011 11:00am EDT
was slightly higher, not by much, but that 1% reading, again, is lower. steve moore with "the wall street journal," what is 1%gdp, what does that say about our economy? >> hey, jenna, welcome to washington. jenna: we've had enough, steve. >> it is disappointing, 1% growth is anemic given the deep recession we've just lived through, and by the way, this year so far we're growing at less than 1%, so this is barely treading water, and that's not going to create the kind of jobs we need. so this is a disappointing number, and it suggest we're getting close to a potential double-dip recession. jenna: obamanomics versus ray gone mommics, and is we hear this comparison made a lot. >> i hope he read my column. jenna: i don't know, but he did say he was reading about reagan during his christmas vacation -- >> that's the best news i've heard in a long time. jenna: is there a lot in common, is it even fair to compare the two? is. >> no, there are a lot of comparisons. they both were tremendously popular when they came into office, both inherited terrible economic crises. reagan inherited the
FOX News
Aug 4, 2011 9:00am EDT
it honestly did. >> steve: speaking of famous dave, dave briggs, thank you for joining us today. >> dave: great to be here. >> gretchen: "fox & friends" for the after the show show. have a great day. bill: we're going to cheer you up. or maybe not. with a stroke of the president's pen, u.s. borrowing spikes passing the 100% mark. now, what does that mean? from the treasury department, it reveals u.s. debt shot up 238 billion dollars on tuesday. that brings our new total to well over $4.5 trillion. america, now, in the same debt league as greece and italy and ireland, and it might get worse. i mean, rome and athens are great places to visit. >> they are. bill: probably wouldn't want to do a whole lot of business. i'm bill hemmer, good morning. alisyn: good morning to you, i'm al sin camarota. our debt is more than 100% of our gdp. this is the largest one-day bump in history. bill: can't make it up. stuart varney, fox business network, what does all this mean to you and me? >> reporter: let's spell it out in plain establish, the economy is $14.5 trillion, the debt is $14.5 trillio
FOX News
Aug 11, 2011 1:00pm EDT
face off. fox news contributor steve hayes has the front row seat for tonight's event and is a senior writer for the weekly standard. steve, wow, fireworks on the campaign trail. it kind of reminds me of the town hall meetings we saw a couple of summers ago, where people were so worked up and went to these events and got fired up in the face of various politicians, and you know, was it a real substantive exchange, was it something that was playing out for the cameras? you tell me, what do you think? >> you know, it's interesting. it's been sort of hard to capture exactly how great the centering here is on the ground in iowa. but i think that that video surely demonstrates it. and the interesting thing for mitt romney, as a guy who's known he's got a reputation of being a bit stiff, he doesn't react spontaneously the way that one would want him to, this was a wrap on him back in 2008, he think he handled that quite well. he had i thought sharp comebacks, he was respectful but forceful, he pitch on the dollars in the way that i think would be beneficial in several hours before a
FOX News
Aug 22, 2011 9:00pm EDT
ground and check in with steve harrigan. >> reporter: real mystery both about colonel gadhafi and his son saif. we were told he was in prison, 50 miles of south of the capital. we were later told he was in prison in benghazi our Ñd to saif. a real credibility gap in this war continues. what we have noticed is a change in mood among rebels we've been traveling with. yesterday they were on the verge of euphoria, talking about gadhafi being captured. tripoli being captured. a day later saif saying about a possible trap, having a ring of truth. gadhafi's government used a scud missile against its own people, they used tanks, heavy casualties as the fighting continues on both sides in the libyan capital one positive news for the rebels our security team has confirmed they've taken control of the international airport in tripoli that is important real estate and a real gain for these rebels. we could be looking at bloody fighting, urban warfare in the days ahead. >> sean: steve harrigan in libya. joining me with analysis of the breaking developments host of war stories here on the fox
FOX News
Aug 30, 2011 12:00am EDT
, steve mcmahon. let's take a run down memory lane. if he's such a genius he would have not lost 2 1/2 million jobs, he would have cut the deficit in half like he promised. let's look at some of obama's gaffes that a lot of people didn't pay attention to. >> i've been in 57 states. on this memorial day, as our nation honors its broken line of fallen heroes, i see many in the audience here today. i don't know what the term is in treeian. wheeling and dealing. navy corpsman brushard. he responded to the men and women like corpsman brushard. >> sean: what is a navy corpsman? [ laughing ] >> i don't know sean. >> sean: he read it three times. he didn't know what a corpsman is. >> the conversation we should be having -- >> sean: listen, i want to have my conversation. i want to know what president obama doesn't know what a navy corpsman is, i want to know! that's my conversation. i ask the questions, you answer them. why did he said corpsman three times in one speech. >> sean, come on. >> sean: come on what? >> you are going to sit here and call the president names. the guy was the presiden
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Aug 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
gaddafi's regime. there is pressure on rebels to turn over the lockerbie bom bomber. steve harrigan has the latest from tripoli just after midnight. good morning. >> several members of gaddafi's immediate family one daughter and two sons crossed over the boarder to algeria, according to algerian officials and it happened as both sides prefair for a major battle along the coast. >> what could be final battle with several thousand gaddafi loyalists is shaping up in the home city of sert. they are approaching from three directions. they are waiting for nato war plane to knock out any scud missile launchers in the ars nel. so far no, credible intelligence has been made public. rebels solidified control over tripoli. gun battles trick ailway. for now, the taps are dry. gasoline has driven to $20 a gallon. another problem is what to do about the lockerbie bomber abdelbaset al-megrahi. released on compassionate charges two years ago. he says he is dying of cancer, slipping in and out of a coma. extra division, the new got says is out of the question. >> is it a rule of law you can't take someone t
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Aug 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
it with the panel, steve hayes for "weekly standard," kristen powers and charles krauthammer. i'll start with you. what do you make of the white house issuing guidelines how you are supposed to carry out any 9/11 memorial? >> i'm surprised it's news. it has caused controversy with people falling in the category of the obama administration can't do anything right it seems. to some people. they had two set of guidelines they sent out. some overseas for diplomatic purposes and some for here in the united states they seemed perfectly appropriate to me. good they plan for the things. serious time in the nation's history. i am surprised at the criticism, frankly. >> shannon: some of the criticism is we're not supposed to cast ourselves as the ole victim of 9/11, talk about there are terror attacks all over the u.s. not just -- all over the world, not just u.s. but we are talking about what happened here, pentagon, new york, and pennsylvania. >> it turns out on 9/11 we were the only victims in keeping with the administration entire philosophy, the president's philosophy of seeing nothing
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Aug 23, 2011 3:00pm EDT
taking place and we go live to steve harrigan that is witnessing history unfold. i know you've been doing this for a long time. good to see you. it had to have been astounding. >> reporter: remarkable, how emotions have swung here and it's moving to see it in some of the rebel fighters. once learning about a possible slaughter of some of their neighbors right around that complex of colonel khadafy and jubilation when they took the compound. this is a major symbolic victory for the rebels today because it's been the seat of his power but also a tactful victory. this is the center of command and control. keep in mind it's not just the rebels stormed it and took it. for hours there was nato warplane bombing really hitting hard. everyone wanted to get the job done and get it done quickly because he has been turning his larger weapons on his own people opening up tanks on his own people. so before the slaughter could go any further this had to be done. he is certainly on the run now. high is not in the compound. as far as the fighting itself, you can probably hear small arms fire but off
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Aug 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
officials to put it on a sustainable path. >> what is the president saying about this, steve? >>reporter: the president hasn't made a statement but jay carney said that the compromise on debt reduction was a an important step yet the path getting there was too long and too divisive. we must do better. >> he said we need a stronger recovery ahead of our political differences. >> >> harris: people are alling for the president to fire money man tim geithner. he was planning to quit after the debt ceiling was reached. >> timothy geithner is under fire from republicans . paul rand saying secretary geithner, raising the debt ceiling without a plan to balance the budget to down ground the debt and he was clearly wrong. senator jim dimint saying that the president should demand the treasury secretary to resign and put in someone who will help washington bance the budget and create jobs. >> now that we are no longer a triple a nation look at the company we keep. those doubling us with a double a plus. belgium and new zealand and list longer for a. adudabi . spain and qatar . china and japan and t
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Aug 26, 2011 2:00am EDT
talented. apple ceo steve jobs announcing he is stepping down. what does it mean for the company, the future of technology and the health of my ipod? "the five" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> greg: our top story, the entire east coast braces for hurricane irene. irene is currently a category three but is expected to grow stronger as it makes landfall. we'll get the latest on irene's path in a minute but let's check in with jonathan serrie live. >> good afternoon. the storm is well out to sea, the surf is really kicking up. some visitors are taking advantage of that. over here, you can see some surfers out there in the water. a lot of visitors deciding to spend at least one last day on the beach. even though there is a mandatory evacuation for visitors. to get an idea what the storm is capable of, take a look at the video from the bahamas. hurricane irene slammed in the bahama as category three storm. 125-mile-per-hour winds causing widespread damage to two southern islands. no initial report of major injuries or deaths there. but the reports are still coming in. it is early on. we also
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Aug 10, 2011 11:00am EDT
trying to convert those into rentals. steve moore is a writer for the "wall street journal." i'll try to get the word out right. i don't know what is happening. the obama administration is looking at these government-backed entities and trying to take the homes that are foreclosed on and turn them into potentially rental properties? >> right. jenna: what is your gut on that, good idea, bad idea, what is that? >> by the way they are government-sponsored enterprises. jenna: thank you. >> the official name for these things. if you look at the last couple of years, this is an amazing statistic, 90% of the new mortgages that have been initiated -- the 0% of those are government guaranteed. what the federal government is basically sitting on right now as you just said is hundreds of thousands of bad mortgages, properties that people have foreclosed on, that there is no payments, no rental phaeuplts or obviously any mortgage payments. what the government is saying here, let's sell them to investors, get renters in the properties so we can get payments on those properties so they generate inc
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Aug 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
suggest it is not likely at this point in time. >> steve brown, live from iowa, thank you. >>> chris wallace had a one-on-one sit-down with michelle bachmann. hear her plans for reaching the white house and what he thinks about governor perry. stay tuned to fox news channel 2 p.m. eastern to see the entire interview. >>> >> that was government now pawlenty. he's out. perry is officially in for the race for the white house. as iowa voters cast ballots yesterday perry stole a bit of the spotlight by announcing 1200 miles away in south carolina. jonathan serrie was there for the big announcement. >>> it is time to get america working again. that's why with the support of my family and unwavering belief in the goodness of america, i declare to you today as candidate for president of the united states. >> reporter: after serving 11 years as governor of texas, rick perry has his eyes set on the biggest office in the land. he made it known at the red state gathering in charleston, south carolina. >> we do not have to accept our current circumstances. we will change them. we are a
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Aug 1, 2011 1:00pm EDT
imprisoned in iran. an iranian court is expected to release its verdict at any time. steve centanni is watching it. >> reporter: the last court appearance was held yesterday in tehran. a lawyer for the hikers says he expects to hear a verdict in a week. he was hoping for an immediate decision and immediate freedom for his clients. they have been in prison for two years this month. shane bauer and josh fattal were hiking when they were arrested and charged with espionage. shore was released on humanitarian ground and is now living in california. the border with iran is porous and indistinct. they stepped off an unmarked dirt road allegedly into iranian territory because a bored guard called them over. the court did not call sarah shore back to testify and he believes mercy could come because this is the beginning of ramadan when pardons are traditionally given. the state department had this reaction. >> we start from the premise that they have been held far too long and have been held without any reason. and that they should be released. and we remain hopeful they will be. >> reporter:
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Aug 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
... >>> steve israel in charge of getting democratic members elected to congress. steve israel said. >> reporter: he goes to to say the downgrade is the direct result of roadblock republicans. so there you have it setting the stage for the congressional committee that is supposed to pave wait forward. we'll see which ones are chosen. >> heather: the finger pointing begins. thank you very much. >> rick: so what does this mean? america is now considered a risk jury investment than canada. more than a dozen countries have triple "a" ratesing. a double "a" plus which is now what we have puts us in the same league at knew zeed zeal and and belgium and puts up a notch of spain. china and japan are a double "a" minus. >> heather: one of most respected investors, warren buffett telling fox business network says the news, this is a quote, doesn't make sense, showing the confidence in the quality of u.s. credit. he tells fox business he would give the u.s. a quadruple "a" rating if he could. the chairman of bershire hathaway says he has 40 billion dollars invested in u.s. treasury bills. >> r
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Aug 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
you. >> steve harrigan reporting live from tripoli where it is now early saturday morning. steve, thanks for that. dick cheney sets out to rattle some cages here in washington. a look at his new book. plus, hurricane irene has most of the east coast in a state of emergency. we'll have the latest on the storm and where it's headed. hey can i play with the toys ? sure, but let get a little information first. for toys, say two. toys ! the system can't process your response at this time. what ? please call back between 8 and 5 central standard time. he's in control. goodbye. even kids know it's wrong to give someone the run around. at ally bank you never have to deal with an endless automated system. you can talk to a real person 24/7. it's just the right thing to do. you can talk to a real person 24/7. >> you are looking live at ocean city, maryland. if we can get the camera to pan back a little bit, you'll see a remarkable sight, because ocean city is one of the popular resort areas in this part of the country, and normally at 6:23 on a friday night in late august that boardwalk wo
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Aug 3, 2011 7:00pm EDT
now they are preparing for the possibility of more destruction. steve harrigan streaming live port-au-prince, haiti tonight with more on this storm. steve? >> shepard, the clouds are beginning to roll in here and this country is on red alert. whether emily turns out to be a tropical storm or a hurricane really doesn't matter so much. what they are worried about here in haiti is the rain. if they do get that torrential rainfall anywhere from 12 to 20 inches of rain it could prove to be very deadly. back in june heavy rains killed 20. these rains could be much worse. haiti is particularly vulnerable for a couple of reasons. for one thing, 600,000 people are basically living on the ground in tents as a result of last year's hurricane. another reason the country has almost all of its trees been cut down and a lot of the sewage and drainage is blocked one garbage. also, cholera has spread an outbreak here and of course that is a water born disease. a lot of factors make haiti particularly vulnerable for this storm. as far as the president goes, the newly elected sweet mickey, a one time
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Aug 24, 2011 4:00pm EDT
smart balance. >>neil: rebels in control. libyan dictator on the run. and steve on the collapse of muammar qaddafi. but, in sign of muammar qaddafi as yet. what's the deal? >> right now we hear a tremendous amount of celebration if tripoli, young many, armed, fighting, some for six months now, firing ak's into the air and firing anti-aircraft guns as if this war is all over. of course, it's not over yet. muammar qaddafi still on the run. still vowing defiance. vowing to defeat the "rats," and now he has $1.3 million bounty on his head. it is not clear where he is. officials think she in libya but he is defiant. the real problem for the council in the meantime could be security here in tripoli, a divided city of two million people that has been through six months of warfare. right now there are a lot of young men with heavy weapons in the street, no sign of looting yet but no sign that anyone is really in charge when it comes to security, and we remember what happened to baghdad after saddam fell, after the joy, there can be looting and insurrection. so far it has not happened here
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Aug 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
now the quiz kids themselves martha maccallum playing for jim from pensacola, florida. and steve doocy playing for mccain from california. sign up for a nice prize go to bill o'reilly.com. are you ready for the natural disaster edition, doocy? >> steve: i'm a master of disaster. >> bill: i know you haven't won this in about 19 weeks. >> i have hit a dry patch. question number one the plague also known as black death killed up to 100 million people in mid evil europe. that didn't stop monty python from making fun of it. >> i'm not dead. >> he says he is not dead. >> yes, is he. >> i'm not. >> he isn't? >> he will be soon he is very ill. >> i am getting better. >> can't take him like that. it's against regulation. >> i don't want to go. >> a baby. >> bill: mocking death. scientists believe the plague was spread how? correct fleas and rats. question number two, 1989 during game 3 of the world series the candle stick park in san francisco, earthquake struck on live tv. >> man, like, this man. >> i was just walking in from the parking lot. i saw the cars shaking and alarms going off.
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Aug 17, 2011 11:00am EDT
see other people like a paul ryan or a chris christie jump in this thing? >> steve hayes had a great story on paul ryan's, consideration of the presidential race. my reporting says he's not going to get in, i don't think chris christie is going to get in, i think the field is probably set in terms of frontrunners but we've got a long way to go and a lot could happen, so we can't decide right now how this thing is going to look next spring. ik rick david drucker from roll call, good to talk to you, thank you very much. >> thank you. jenna: this fox news alert, a new warning about our security right here at home. the fbi is sounding the alarm about lone wolf terror attacks, this time following the massacre in norway. national correspondent catherine herridge is live in washington with more on this. catherine, what else can you tell us about this bulletin? >> reporter: good morning. fox news obtained this bulletin by fbi and homeland security to law and -- local and state law enforcement, with what is called small arms operation. the six page document sent late yesterday set specific ex
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Aug 26, 2011 1:00am EDT
? how much money raises and how many states are the donations from? joining us arizona senator steve smith. how much money do you have so far? >> thank you for having me. great pleasure to be here. we are closing in on $200,000 from mail-in and online. in the first 24 hours when the site up we received donations from people from all 50 states across the country. unbelievable. better news on top of that, i just got word that we received many donations from military men and women from u.s. military bases all over the world. it is just -- you have those brave men and women defending us, yet they still understand the battle we are fighting here in our country. for them to take their time and contribute, the support has been overwhelming..Ñaw almost 3,000 individuals have donated. it is just great. >> greta: the military, i didn't know about the mitary. that's interesting. the fact that all the states have -- people from all the states not the states themselves, but people from all over the country have an interest in this topic. some have thought it is just arizona's issue or texas. peo
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Aug 2, 2011 9:00pm EDT
presidential mitt romney opposed the deal. could the debt deal lead on a hike tax in your future? steve king and illinois congressman adam kingsinger. >> great to be here. first of all, paul was generous with his time last night and explained this, congressman king. he is saying in fact it couldn't happen. speaker baish was saying the same thing as well. is that your take on this that there can't be tax increases but it won't happen? >> technically it can. their analysis of the political analysis that it won't happen. it won't happen because the alternative minimum tax and bush taxes are set to expire at the end of year that chris about $3.5 trillion increase and any tax increases they would add in to come up $1.5 trillion in saving would have to eclipse that number and it would be impossible to do that. that is the calculus and the other side is the president is deciding to veto that would end the tax brackets. >> they are telling their side today, harry ride and president obama is going to raise taxes. what is fascinating to me is that the cbo scoring, because the bush tax cuts expire
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Aug 3, 2011 2:00am EDT
, palin, steve king from iowa, louis goman. these people are for real. >> that's your list of powerful -- >> it is. it happens to be. >> well, i think that -- i disagree with that. but let me eye am looking at it from a national -- but look, i gave them credit for bringing this issue up to the forefront. and approximatet worked. but most of them voted against it in the house, the tea party people -- >> because it changed. >> in the mid-term election, the tea party did scare republicans. but they left three empty senate seats. we would never have won nevada, delaware or colorado, if not for the thakt fact they nominated tea party candidates. people believe the tea party is off to the way far right. but they are beginning to get the identity of the republican party. >> but changing american politics, moving it to the right. >> remember, the tea party didn't grow out of a reaction to obama and the democrats, but it has become that. it grew out of a reaction to the fact that the republican establishment has been such big government, big spenders for so long that this organic movement grew
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Aug 17, 2011 4:00pm EDT
journal" we have steve. why are there fewer high-income people. i thought the rich were getting richer. >>guest: they are getting poorer in the recession because of a never ending recession that has not just lowered the incomes of struggling middle-class and low-income people but we have far fewer rich people and the graphic you just showed we have about half as many people making over $10 million. why is that important with respect to the budget? because, guess what, the tax system already is dependent on rich people to raise taxes. you know the statistics, the top 1 percent, the evil 1 percent pay 40 percent of income tax so when their income falls this is a reason we have a big deficit, we have to get the economy growing. >>stuart: if the president taxes people making more than $200,000 or $250,000 or $1 million, extra taxes for those people, what happens to the rich? and what happens to revenues? >> it never works. there is the laughter -- laffer curve, when tax revenues go up is because the tax code has been reduced tax rates. we do not have enough rich people. i like rich people.
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